2018-19 Women's Basketball News

  • Sanders Named to NECC Second-Team, Kelley Finds All-Sportsmanship Team
    February 19, 2019
    Nighthawks sophomore Jaymesha Sanders (West Haven, Conn.) has been named to the All-New England Collegiate Conference Second Team, as announced by the NECC Office and determined by the coaches of the conference. It's the second straight nomination to the Second Team for Sanders. Senior Taylor Kelley (North Billerica, Mass.) was named to the Del Malloy Sportsmanship Team for the first time in her career.
  • Nighthawks Season Concludes With 57-49 Loss at Becker
    February 19, 2019
    Hawks junior Cassidy Harrison (Foxborough, Mass.) finished with a unique double-double, scoring 20 points while adding 10 steals, leading the third-seeded Becker Hawks to a 57-49 victory over the sixth-seeded Newbury Nighthawks on Tuesday night in the quarterfinals of the New England Collegiate Conference Tournament.
  • No. 6 Nighthawks Draw No. 3 Becker for NECC Quarterfinals
    February 17, 2019
    New England College prevailed in a tiebreaker over Mitchell College and Becker College to secure the top seed in the 2019 New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Women’s Basketball Championship.
  • Nighthawks Wrap Up Regular Season With Loss at ENC
    February 16, 2019
    The Eastern Nazarene College women’s basketball team posted an 85-50 victory over Newbury in the final regular-season contest Saturday afternoon at the Lahue Physical Education Center.
  • Nighthawks Fall to Dean, 78-66, in Thursday Matinee
    February 14, 2019
    Bulldogs freshman Makayla Rudder (Springfield, Mass.) piled up her second biggest point total of the season, scoring 29 points on 12-of-17 shooting, leading the Dean Bulldogs to a 78-66 victory over the Newbury Nighthawks on Thursday afternoon in New England Collegiate Conference play.
  • Sanders Adds NEWBA Player of the Week Award
    February 12, 2019
    After being named the New England Collegiate Conference Player of the Week, Nighthawks sophomore Jaymesha Sanders (West Haven, Conn.) has added the New England Women's Basketball Association Player of the Week Award to her weekly resumé.
  • Sanders Earns Third NECC Player of the Week Honor
    February 11, 2019
    Nighthawks sophomore Jaymesha Sanders (West Haven, Conn.) had one of her best weekly performances of the season, leading to her nomination to the New England Collegiate Conference Player of the Week, for the week ending on February 10.
  • Olsen Breaks All-Time Scoring Record, Nighthawks Fall at NEC 82-72
    February 09, 2019
    Nighthawks senior Savannah Olsen (Battle Creek, Mich.) finished with 12 points and became the Newbury Women's Basketball All-Time Leading Scorer, but the Newbury Nighthawks suffered an 82-72 loss at New England College on Saturday afternoon in New England Collegiate Conference play.
  • Sanders 38 Points Breaks Program Record in 79-60 Win vs. Elms
    February 07, 2019
    Nighthawks sophomore Jaymesha Sanders (West Haven, Conn.) put on a show, finishing with a program-record 38 points to go with 18 rebounds in 34 minutes, leading the Newbury Nighthawks to a 79-60 victory over the Elms Blazers
  • Kelley's 15 Points Sparks Nighthawks in 56-37 Win at Bay Path
    February 05, 2019
    Nighthawks senior Taylor Kelley (North Attleboro, Mass.) scored a team-high 15 points and grabbed a career-high eight rebounds, helping the Newbury Nighthawks to their second straight win with a 56-37 win over the Bay Path Wildcats on Tuesday evening in New England Collegiate Conference play.
  • Nighthawks Earn 66-45 Win at Southern Vermont
    February 02, 2019
    Nighthawks sophomore Jaymesha Sanders (West Haven, Conn.) finished with game-highs of 21 points and 15 rebounds in the Nighthawks 66-45 win over Southern Vermont on Saturday afternoon.
  • Nighthawks Fall to Mariners in Tuesday Conference Battle
    January 29, 2019
    Four Mariners finished the night with at least 11 points, led by freshman Amina Wiley (New Rochelle, N.Y.) scoring 18, as the Mitchell Mariners broke their two-game losing streak with an 81-44 win over the Newbury Nighthawks on Tuesday night in New England Collegiate Conference play.
  • Nighthawks Second Quarter Propels Them to Senior Day Win
    January 26, 2019
    The Nighthawks put together a strong second quarter, outscoring the Lynx 20-2 in the frame, providing plenty of breathing room in the Newbury Nighthawks 81-56 victory over the Lesley Lynx on Saturday afternoon in New England Collegiate Conference play on Senior Day.
  • Sanders Averages 26 Points, 13 Rebounds for NECC Player of the Week
    January 22, 2019
    Nighthawks sophomore Jaymesha Sanders (West Haven, Conn.) had a pair of 26-point, 13-rebound performances in two games for the Nighthawks, resulting in her being named the New England Collegiate Conference Player of the Week, for the week ending on January 20.
  • Nighthawks Fall By a Dozen, 66-54 at Becker
    January 22, 2019
    The Becker Hawks outscored the Newbury Nighthawks 23-8 in the third quarter, creating all the room they would need in a 66-54 victory on Tuesday night at Leicester Gym in New England Collegiate Conference play.
  • Nighthawks Fall in Non-Conference Play in 75-60 Loss at Emmanuel
    January 17, 2019
    Three of the Saints starters were able to record double-digit point totals on Thursday evening against the Newbury College Nighthawks to record their third victory in a row on the Andy Yosinoff Court, completing an all-time 5-0 record for EC against the Hawks.
  • Nighthawks Return to Winning Ways in 87-84 Win vs. Dean
    January 15, 2019
    Nighthawks sophomore Jaymesha Sanders (West Haven, Conn.) and freshman Jada Gee (Springfield, Mass.) combined for 48 points, leading the Nighthawks offense in their 87-84 victory over the Dean Bulldogs on Tuesday night in New England Collegiate Conference play.
  • Nighthawks Fall in NECC Play vs. New England, 71-53
    January 12, 2019
    Pilgrims juniors Rene Hudson (Gallatin, Tenn.) and Daleia Boutwell (Dorchester, Mass.) each scored 13 points, leading New England College to a 71-53 victory over the Newbury Nighthawks on Saturday afternoon in New England Collegiate Conference play.
  • Nighthawks Comeback Falls Shy in 69-62 Loss at Elms
    January 10, 2019
    The Elms College women’s basketball picked up its fourth win in five games on Thursday night, topping Newbury 69-62 in New England Collegiate Conference play
  • Nighthawks Downed by Norwich, 68-48 in Non-Conference Play
    January 05, 2019
    Cadets senior Emily Oliver (Sagamore Hills, Ohio) stuffed the stat sheet full with 17 points, nine assists, eight rebounds, and four steals as the Norwich Cadets defeated the Newbury Nighthawks 68-48 on Saturday afternoon in non-conference play.
  • Nighthawks Fall to Bates on New Year's Day, 80-60
    January 01, 2019
    The Bates College women's basketball team scored the first 17 points of the game and never looked back as it cruised past Newbury College, 80-60, in the consolation game of the Hampton Inn West Springfield/Naismith Classic on Tuesday afternoon in Blake Arena on the campus of Springfield College.
  • Nighthawks Drop First Game Back, Lose to Vassar at Naismith Invitational
    December 31, 2018
    Five players finished with at least 11 points on New Year's Eve as the Vassar Brewers defeated the Newbury Nighthawks 88-57 on Monday evening in the Naismith Invitational, hosted by Springfield College.
  • Nighthawks Fall to Becker, 62-56, in Final Game Before Break
    December 07, 2018
    Hawks senior Ciara McKissick (Charlton, Mass.) scored a season-high 20 points on 7-for-12 shooting in a full 40 minutes, leading the Hawks offense in their 62-56 victory over the Newbury Nighthawks on Friday night in New England Collegiate Conference play.
  • Nighthawks Comeback Falls Short in 59-55 Loss at Mitchell
    December 05, 2018
    Mitchell College held on late to post a 59-55 victory over Newbury College on Wednesday night in a New England Collegiate Conference women’s basketball clash at the Yarnall Athletic Center.
  • Nighthawks Fight From Behind in 54-51 Win vs. Southern Vt.
    December 01, 2018
    BROOKLINE, Mass. - Trailing by 12 late in the third quarter, the Nighthawks needed a 28-13 scoring run in the final 12:23 to pull off a three-point, come from behind victory, as the Nighthawks defeated the Southern Vermont Mountaineers 54-51 on Saturday afternoon in New England Collegiate Conference play.
  • Nighthawks Spread Scoring in 83-25 Win vs. Bay Path
    November 29, 2018
    Nighthawks sophomore Jaymesha Sanders (West Haven, Conn.) scored a game-high 22 points in 25 minutes, leading the Nighthawks offense in their 83-25 victory over the Bay Path WIldcats on Thursday evening at Pappas Gymnasium in New England Collegiate Conference play.
  • Nighthawks Pick Up First NECC Win, 76-49 Over Lesley
    November 27, 2018
    A 51-21 scoring run between the second and third quarters provided plenty of distance as the Newbury Nighthawks took down the Lesley Lynx, 76-49 on Tuesday night in New England Collegiate Conference play.
  • Nighthawks Fall in NECC Opener, 77-58 vs. Eastern Nazarene
    November 20, 2018
    The Eastern Nazarene Lions used a 26-8 first quarter edge to create all the distance they needed in the Lions 77-58 victory over the Newbury Nighthawks on Wednesday evening at Pappas Gymnasium in the New England Collegiate Conference opener for both teams.
  • Sanders Double-Double Nets Player of the Week Honor
    November 19, 2018
    Nighthawks sophomore Jaymesha Sanders (West Haven, Conn.) has been named the New England Collegiate Conference Player of the Week, for the week ending on Nov. 18, as announced by the NECC Office on Monday morning.
  • Nighthawks Take Down Farmington, 58-45, in Saturday Matinee
    November 17, 2018
    Nighthawks sophomore Jaymesha Sanders (West Haven, Conn.) scored a game-high 26 points and added 13 rebounds, leading the Newbury Nighthawks to a 58-45 victory over the UMaine Farmington Beavers on Saturday afternoon in non-conference play at Dearborn Gymnasium.
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